NXP Semiconductors (Nasdaq: NXPI ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Oct. 25. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict NXP Semiconductors's revenues will expand 10.5% and EPS will grow 12.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.17 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.56.
Last quarter, NXP Semiconductors chalked up revenue of $1.09 billion. GAAP reported sales were 2.4% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.12 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.45. GAAP EPS were -$0.36 for Q2 compared to $0.33 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 49.5%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 16.2%, 340 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -8.2%, 1,570 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.41 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.78.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 615 members out of 622 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 117 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 115 give NXP Semiconductors a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on NXP Semiconductors is outperform, with an average price target of $30.29.
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